What can I do with a Sport and Exercise Science Degree?


If you are considering studying on a BSc Sport and Exercise Science degree, you should first check if the course in endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). BASES is the professional body that represents sport and exercise sciences nationally and internationally and maintains professional standards. The BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES) awards endorsement to sport and exercise science degree courses that provide undergraduates with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills essential to enter into the profession.  Endorsement is awarded to courses that meet  the necessary foundation criteria of sport and exercise science knowledge, technical skills and professional development competencies required to succeed in the profession. When reviewing a degree, BASES considers the curriculum, the practical experience gained by students and the resources and facilities of the institution.

If you choose to study a BSc Sport and Exercise Science degree, you could pursue a career in a number of exciting and diverse career pathways, such as:

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science in Higher Education – you may have a passion for one of the topic areas studied on a Sport and Exercise Science degree and specialise in lecturing in this area (e.g. Sport Psychology, Biomechanics, Physiology, Exercise Medicine, Exercise Psychology, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Coaching Science)

Secondary School Teacher – you could pursue a career as a teacher in Physical Education

  • Nutritionist
  • Sport and Exercise Psychologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Health promotion
  • Academic Research
  • Sport Management
  • Personal training
  • Performance analysis
  • Sport Management
  • Strength and conditioning

For more information on the type of modules studied on a BSc Sport and Exercise Science, visit the University of Huddersfield, a Gold Rated University:  https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2020-21/full-time/undergraduate/sport-and-exercise-science-bsc-hons

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